Team Technician - 2Nd Shift
Southington , CT 06489
Posted 2 weeks ago
Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge.
Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected. We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently.
By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big. Today we're an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets.
In Smiths Medical, one of the five divisions of Smiths Group, we touch the lives of millions of people every day. Our colleagues are focused on providing innovative, lifesaving solutions for patients around the world. So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues.
There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.
The Team Technician is responsible for ensuring the correct operation of automatic and semi-automatic assembly production equipment in accordance with governing documentation. This person will also initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformances related to the product and equipment.
Additionally, this role will identify and record problems relating to the product, process and or quality system. The Team Technician will also initiate recommendations, provide solutions, and verify the affectivity of continuous operational improvements.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Set-up, change over and PM of equipment. Troubleshooting, repair and rebuild.
Material disposition and handling. Machine and process operation. Operational data collection (downtime, waste & quality). Continuous improvement activities.
Responsible for training of new employees, work flow, production, and answering job-related questions. Performing all functions of a Team Operator when required. Ensure compliance with company policies and business practices including FDA (Food & Drug Administration) regulations, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) requirements. This position is required to assure compliance of Company operations to all applicable laws, regulations and standards, good business practices and company documented procedures (including knowledge of all standards, government occupational health and environmental regulations and statutes related to the site). Engage others, promote, and participate in Environmental, Health, and Safety initiatives, focusing on continuous improvement.
Technical Knowledge and Skills:
Less than University Degree (Associate degree) or technical equivalent preferred. High school diploma required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. 1 2 years of manufacturing experience. Previous experience with automated and semi automated equipment. Possess automated and semi automated machinery and process knowledge (specific to our equipment) and demonstrate sound judgment when executing technical / troubleshooting issues.
Good interpersonal skills to facilitate communication at various levels and areas within the organization. Understanding of computers and computerized controls.Abilities: Work involves use of manufacturing equipment or close proximity to equipment.
May be exposed to biohazards and/or chemicals. Recurring physical demands include standing, stooping, crouching, climbing, bilateral motion involving hands, wrists and upper body. Concentrated visual checks on product and components.
Use of tools. Lifting 35 lbs. or less and pushing 80 lbs. or less. Ability to learn new technologies as well as the ability to understand and perform continuous improvement activities.